Overview

Distribution

Central and lower portions of the Amazon River basin, Brazil, the middle and upper Orinoco River basin, Peru, and Essequibo River in Guyana and Nanay River in Peru.
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South America: Amazon basin, Rio Orinoco and the Essequibo River drainage in Guyana.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Chalceus epakros
Catalog Number: USNM 368279
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): M. Goulding
Year Collected: 1983
Locality: Brazil, Para, Rio Tapajos, Sao Luis, Above Itaituba., Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Zanata, A. M. & Toledo-Piza, M. 2004. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 140 (1): 124, Figs. 18-20.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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